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Family Visitation, Behavioral Incidents, and Staff Safety Concerns in Juvenile Correctional Facilities

Performance-based Standards (PbS) recently published a research brief written by Jennifer Woolard, PhD and Alyssa Mikytuck, MPP, of Georgetown University's Department of Psychology, finding an inverse relationship between family visitation and behavioral infractions. The brief, “Family Visitation, Behavioral Incidents, and Staff Safety Concerns in Juvenile Correctional Facilit ...

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